• Welcoming . . .

Kirkwood United Church of Christ is called by God to be an open, diverse and caring community of Jesus’ disciples. In following Christ’s commandment to love one another, we welcome all who wish to share in the fellowship, membership, leadership, worship, ministry, sacraments, rites, responsibilities and blessings of our faith community. As we affirm that every person is a child of God, no one is excluded, regardless of race, ethnic or socio-economic background, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental ability, nationality, or faith background. We are an Open and Affirming congregation. All are welcome here!

 About Sunday Services at KUCC

outlined MAPLocation:  Our address is 1603 Dougherty Ferry Rd.  We are at the corner of Dougherty Ferry and Lindeman in Kirkwood. Parking is available in the lot behind the church and on Dougherty Ferry Road. Handicap parking is in the parking lot on the west side of the church.

Time: Worship is at 9:30 a.m. on Sundays. Hearing assistive devices are available.

Childcare is provided for babies through three-year-olds in our nursery.

Children’s classes meet during worship, after the children’s message. Adult classes follow the service, with childcare provided. For more information on programs for children and youth, see our Youth Programs page.

Meet Our Pastor.  Information for Visitors.

Music Celebration May 22

Kids Sing

KUCC kids sang “Somebody’s Knocking” as part of our celebration of music on May 22.  Thanks to Merry Keller and Ron Bryant for this special service and the beautiful music we enjoy all year!

Pentecost Sunday May 15


Thanks to Jill Stoll and the Worship and Music Team for a beautiful worship service and setting.

Congregational Meeting

congregational meeting copy2Kris Pounds gave an update concerning the work of the Endowment Council and reminded members that funds from the fund’s interest are available for special requests.  Rick Happel presented possible changes to our space to improve its accessibility and flexibility.  Members voted to pursue the proposed plan.  Shane Bowen was elected to serve as Denominational Liaison to our UCC Conference and on Church Council. Vi Hennen was elected to chair the Building and Grounds ministry team. Thanks to all who serve and lead our church!


Upcoming Events

Adult Education:  No class May 29 (Memorial Day Weekend).

Morning classes in June will feature discussion of the film “The Lady in the Van.”  See the adult ed page for details.

God’s Helping Hands Fundraiser:  June 11, 6:30 pm–Photo Scavenger Hunt at Trinity Lutheran Church in Kirkwood.  See Current Outreach Projects for details.

God’s Helping Hands Juneteenth Celebration: A summer clothing give-away is planned for June 18.  Please bring gently used clothing to church by May 31 to help make this event a success.


Vacation Bible School:  Make plans for your children ages 4 through fourth grade, to participate.  Older youth and adults are needed as volunteers.  See our Summer Programs page for details and for a link to online enrollment.